Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (23300167, 26282121)
Life Science Foundation of Japan
Intramural Research Program of the NIH (Z01-ES-101864)
Received: 17 October 2016
Accepted: 26 December 2016
First Online: 19 January 2017
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: Animal protocols were approved by the Animal Subjects Committee of Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences. All experiments were conducted in accordance with the Guiding Principles for the Care and Use of Animals approved by the Council of the Physiological Society of Japan.
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